Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits for Highly Effective People

The message that I’m going to give you here is a simple one…. Keep engaging in the same habits and you’ll get the same resultsEngage in different habits you’ll get different results Simple! So if you are aceing all of your habits – good job! But maybe a […]

Music for Meditation

I don’t know about you but despite being a regular meditator I find it really really difficult. My mind just keeps chattering away! I do like to think of meditation as having many facets and methods and I have written about ‘meditating on’ something as being a thing. […]

The health benefits of Mushrooms

“Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories, and of the thousands of mushroom species in nature, our ancestors and modern scientists have identified several dozen that have a unique combination of talents that improve our health”. (Quote by Paul Stamets, (2011) It’s surprising what mother nature gives us as a […]

To De-caf or Not to De-Caf 

One of the first things I do on a morning is make myself a cup of coffee. A well-known brand of instant coffee granules and splash of skimmed milk, then I settle in my armchair to debate the morning’s news. It helps me wake up and enables me […]

Amazing!

I tend to start from a position of scepticism. It stops me spending money on shiny things and new-fangled things that I spot in adverts. Despite desperately trying to avoid the latest fad for this or that I’m often sucked in. So when adverts for Shakti mats kept […]

Small steps end in big results

What’s your relationship like with exercise at the minute? What historically has exercise meant to you? What exercise did you do in the last week? I used to find that how I felt about exercise was rooted in how I felt about it as a teenager. With my […]

Gonna make you sweat!

So, what’s your relationship like with exercise!? On and off? Non existent? Gym bunny!? What exercise did you do last week? What are you planning this week? And why does it matter? Exercise is the second element in the self care trinity (more here). We’ve already talked about […]

And sleep….

Let’s look at the first and, I’d say, the most important element of the Mordue’s Self Care Triangle! A good nights sleep sorts out all sorts of things! Sleep can be difficult for all sorts of reasons. This heat at the moment probably isn’t helping a lot of […]

Let me introduce you to the triangle!

Here it is! Your route map to self care. My self care model (lovingly drawn for me by one of our fabulous students Anna Short). It’s simple and straightforward but it’s what you need to get sorted. And over the next few days I’ll tackle each element of […]

I had the most exhausting weekend yet……

What a weekend I had last weekend! I actually never stopped! Yet, I woke up on Monday morning morning feeling refreshed and excited about how much I was going to get done! Why’s this! Why was I not shattered and daunted by the week ahead! Well, for all […]